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Rant Dubai Strategic Plan 2015

Discussion in 'General' started by ComputerKing, 7 Oct 2008.

  1. ComputerKing

    ComputerKing <img src="http://forums.bit-tech.net/images/smilie

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    Source : Washington Post

    Here you Go, Check it

    I think It's very cool :rock:
     
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  2. spoon.uk

    spoon.uk Frag Me Bitch!

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    Dubai is a crazy place :)

    Did you guys read about these small artificial islands for like $40m each? lol
     
  3. 13en

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    They're also planning this:

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    Al Burj - "The Tower"

    Well over 1km tall, getting on towards the mile high mark. Unbelievable. Looks awesome tho, I want to base my evil organisation (which will of course be ready by the time this is built) in that little top section...
     
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  4. 13en

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    The palm tree ones or the world map ones? :lol:

    I would love to visit Dubai, but I can't stand heat. I guess I'll just have to wait a few years until the decide to build a giant dome over the whole city and air condition it, or some equally crazy scheme...
     
  5. ComputerKing

    ComputerKing <img src="http://forums.bit-tech.net/images/smilie

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    I bet that they will do it :naughty:
     
  6. mvagusta

    mvagusta Did a skid that went for two weeks.

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    Unbelievable :jawdrop: What's next :confused: 300 floors? The Burj Dubai looks impressive, and allthough this thing has a kind of more suttle style, it looks better. Being more than double the size of every tower around it helps the looks aswell :hehe: GODDAMN :eyebrow:
     
  7. Mo_

    Mo_ Did this world come by chance?

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    they have oodles of money - :brrr:

    Dubai unveils $95bn ‘new city’ project
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  8. Major

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    I think they need to slow down.
     
  9. steveo_mcg

    steveo_mcg New Member

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    Those there are some tall Arabs :D
     
  10. julianmartin

    julianmartin resident cyborg.

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    meh. all stolen culture.
     
  11. ou7blaze

    ou7blaze sensational.

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    Sounds all amazing in terms of figures. But I heard its really boring to live at.
     
  12. C-Sniper

    C-Sniper Stop Trolling this space Ądmins!

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    I am just waiting for the over development phase to hit, at which point a lot of these projects will stop.
     
  13. benjamyn

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    I thought that was Atlantis from stargate atlantis at first :hehe:
     
  14. oasked

    oasked Stuck in (better) mud

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    I can't see Dubai continuing too much longer like this TBH, will the country still be able to sustain itself when the oil runs out (local reserves are pretty small)?

    As far as I understand it, I think their plan is just to build and build while they can, so that they still have an income (with tourism, business and international transfers - Dubai is Emirates' hub).
     
  15. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    That's exactly the plan. They want to turn it into a world-class tourist attraction, then keep that going.
     
  16. Jasio

    Jasio Made in Canada

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    Hand in hand with this is their attempt to become the "London" of the Middle East -- not only as a tourist attraction, but as an important financial center, which would hopefully secure them after oil reserves begin to run low. The last thing they want is for the city to be "returned to the desert" if you catch the imagery.
     
  17. Nexxo

    Nexxo * Prefab Sprout – The King of Rock 'n' Roll

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    Their plan better include "Let's not go bust". The credit crunch may seriously curtail their target market's disposable income.
     
  18. Stuey

    Stuey You will be defenestrated!

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    I think that it's great what they're doing, thinking out of the barrel like that.
     
  19. Jasio

    Jasio Made in Canada

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    [​IMG]

    :lol:
     
  20. Brett89

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    Very clever indeed sir.
     

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